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  • Traffic Engineering Exam Prep Classes Offered

    By Walter Okitsu, PE ITE Western District Licensing & Certification Chair Two courses are being offered to help those of you preparing for the California Traffic Engineering PE examination scheduled for October 23, 2009. 
  • The Adobe Tower: Interesting Items about the Interstate System

    by Jerry Hall and Loretta Hall In one sense, the Interstate System is small. Roughly 2.5 percent of the public road mileage in the United States is eligible for federal-aid highway funding, and the Interstate System represents only 4.8 percent of those eligible roads. In most senses, though, the Interstate System is impressively large. more >
  • Section and Chapter Spotlight

    Riverside San Bernardino Section The Riverside San Bernardino Section (RSBITE) has been a regular contributor to the Student Endowment Fund and has consistently supported efforts in this regard. We feel proud that our chapter is the front runner for the Student Endowment Fund Award this year. Our chapter also encourages student members to participate more >
  • Walk and Don’t Look Back: Enhanced Crosswalk Treatments

    By Chris Sheffer, P.E. Municipalities across the nation and world are facing the challenges of providing safe pedestrian crossings in an increasingly complex urban environment.  Some of these challenges are manifested in providing pedestrian visibility and priority within a mid block crosswalk.  Several cities, such as Salt Lake City, are experimenting with newer crossing more >
  • Student Endowment Fund Spotlight: Jul/Aug

    The July-Aug spotlight is written by Victor Ling, President of the Cal Poly Pomona (CPP) Student Chapter.  The CPP student chapter has made a concerted effort to attend District Annual Meetings where they have benefitted from some of the Student Initiatives for which the Endowment Fund was created to support.  Each year, the Chapter more >
  • President’s Message: Moving Forward- Summer Time!

    Monica M. Suter Moving Forward—Summer Time ! As summer unfolds, I thank our members for the honor to serve as your President.   The highlights have been interacting with members throughout the Western District,      recognizing 16 volunteers through Presidential Proclamations, presenting awards at the annual meeting, and sharing tools on how we can enhance our more >
  • ITE 2009 March International Board of Direction Meeting

    Highlights for WesternITE Newsletter By Randy McCourt International Board Advances Energy, Environment and Economy to Mega Issue The International Board of Direction met on March 20 and 21 in Phoenix, AZ in association with the Technical Conference.  With the stimulus approval fresh in everyone’s minds and the pending transportation funding authorization forthcoming in the more >
  • ITE 2009 Annual Meeting and Exhibit August 9-12, 2009

    We would like to extend an invitation for you to attend the Institute of Transportation Engineers 2009 Annual Meeting and Exhibit in San Antonio, TX, USA, August 9–12, 2009. This year’s meeting is chock full of opportunities to meet and network with peers, vendors and influential industry leaders
  • Student Chapter Spotlight: Montana State

    Whether it is some of the world’s best fly fishing rivers, the snowy blizzards in May, or Montana State’s student ITE chapter that brings you to Bozeman, Montana, we are glad to call it our home.